The lawyer of the Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team, the prosecuting agency in the Gulberg Society massacre case from the 2002 Gujarat riots, Wednesday summed up testimonies of two witnesses.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to grant bail to one of the accused in the Gulberg Society massacre case of 2002 Gujarat riots in which former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri and 67 others were killed, saying it has asked the lower court to conclude trial in three months.
A US federal court has asked the State Department to respond by December 10 to a human rights group's challenge to immunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged complicity in 2002 Gujarat riots.
A special court trying the Gulberg Society massacre case pertaining to the killing of 68 people, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, during the 2002 communal riots will commence daily hearing from November 27 following directions of the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team has sought to re-examine a witness in a case related to the killing of three UK nationals during the 2002 post-Godhra riots, as the earlier testimony was found to be difficult to understand because of the "accent".
Embarrassed by the loss meted out to Pakistan by the Indian Army, the citizens of the South Asian nation on Wednesday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused India of violating ceasefire on the occasion of Eid.
Australian premier Tony Abbott on Friday said Narendra Modi as Gujarat chief minister should not be blamed for the 2002 riots in the state as he was just a "presiding officer" who has been cleared in "endless inquiries".
In his first interaction with reporters on Sunday after being granted bail by the Gujarat High Court three days ago, Hyderabad-based cleric Maulana Abdul Quavi, who faces charges of allegedly "inciting" Muslim youth to avenge Godhra riots, said that he suspected that his arrest was politically motivated.
In a goodwill gesture, the United States government has for the first time since 2007 dropped all references to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 Gujarat riots in its annual International Religious Freedom Report.
The Special Investigating Team (SIT) appointed by the Supreme Court to prosecute the 2002 Gujarat communal riots case will on Thursday appeal against the bail granted to state`s former minister Maya Kodnani in the apex court.
Spanish member of the European Parliament, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s secular credentials, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has a “highly problematic history of racism”.
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing on a petition of Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a local court order upholding a clean chit given by SIT to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 riots case.